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Official Status

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No No Yes Yes No No
Hosted by a publisher-provided free site that requires agreement with terms and conditions before getting access. T. C. A. § 4-5-220(b)

Authentication

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No No No No No No
T.C.A. § 4-5-221(b) requires certification but there is no evidence of certification on the website. T. C. A. § 4-5-221(b): “The secretary of state shall prepare a written certificate of approval for each web site that certifies approval of the web site and its contents and that the text of each rule was compared with the original filing with the secretary of state, and that, with the exception of changes in form permitted by subsection (a), the rules are accurately and correctly copied.” T.C.A. § 4-5-221(b) requires certification but there is no evidence of certification on the website. T. C. A. § 4-5-221(b): “The secretary of state shall prepare a written certificate of approval for each web site that certifies approval of the web site and its contents and that the text of each rule was compared with the original filing with the secretary of state, and that, with the exception of changes in form permitted by subsection (a), the rules are accurately and correctly copied.”

Online Preservation

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No No Yes No No No
T. C. A. § 4-5-220(1) states: “The text of all pending rules, notices of rulemaking hearings, withdrawal of rules, stays of effective dates, withdrawal of stays of effective dates, emergency rules, announcements and proclamations. The text shall remain on the web site until the filing becomes effective as provided by this chapter. After the effective date of the rule, the filing shall be archived on the web site” The website notes that “Beginning July 2, 2009, all filings included in the Tennessee Administrative Register will be published and archived according to Public Chapter 566.”

Permanent Public Access

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No No No No No No

Copyright Claimed

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No Yes No No No No
There is no statement in the statutes regarding copyright for the Tennessee code. However, on each page of the online unannotated code, there is this statement: “TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED © 2017 by The State of Tennessee All rights reserved.” This statement appears on the table of contents page to the online unannotated code: “Copyright © 2017 by The State of Tennessee; All rights reserved.” © 2017 Tennessee Court System, however, this copyright notice appears to relate to the website and not to the court opinions. There is no notice on the online opinions. © 2017 Tennessee Court System, however, this copyright notice appears to relate to the website and not to the court opinions. There is no notice on the online opinions.
UELMA Adopted No
Universal Citation Adopted No


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Updated as of 6/1/2017.